IRS Notice CP87B – Verify You are Not Someone’s Dependent
Another taxpayer has filed a tax return listing your Social Security Number (SSN) as one of their dependents.
Type of notice: Return accuracy
Most common tax problem area: Return and account problems
Other tax problem areas: Tax identity theft
Why you received IRS Notice CP87B
- You filed a tax return claiming yourself as an exemption.
- Someone else filed a tax return claiming you as a dependent.
- You need to clarify whether someone else is entitled to claim you on their tax return.
Your options to address IRS Notice CP87B
- Provide the documentation requested.
- Clear up an account error.
Notice deadline: N/A
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